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niederbomb
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Resume Format Tips

Postby niederbomb » Tue Jun 12, 2012 10:04 pm

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rinkrat19
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Re: Resume Format Tips

Postby rinkrat19 » Tue Jun 12, 2012 10:25 pm

Learn how to use right tabs. The work just like left (regular) tabs, except they line up the right end of the text.

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Re: Resume Format Tips

Postby jessuf » Wed Jun 13, 2012 8:00 pm

Use a table but make the borders invisible

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Re: Resume Format Tips

Postby bdubs » Wed Jun 13, 2012 8:34 pm

DOOK is nice enough to post their career manual where it is accessible to everyone. I have actually found it more informative than the one from my school on a few topics.

http://www.law.duke.edu/career/pdf/careermanual.pdf

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Unitas
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Re: Resume Format Tips

Postby Unitas » Wed Jun 13, 2012 8:36 pm

You can use a table, tabs, or you can do columns and then do a continuous section break.

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Re: Resume Format Tips

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 13, 2012 8:43 pm

niederbomb wrote:So, apparently, you are supposed to put your permanent address in the right-hand corner and your current/summer address on the left.

The formatting is killing me. Should I use a text box, so I can easily put everything in the right place? The sample resumes on the CSO website don't appear to have text boxes, so it's hard to see how they did it so neatly.

I currently work for a federal judge in a hick state, and I don't want the off-campus CA firms to think that's where I'm from. Thus, it's important to put my permanent address on my resume also, even if having an address is of no practical value (they only use them for dings).


Wow. Too much ego in the above post. Maybe ask your hick judge about how to format resumes.

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Re: Resume Format Tips

Postby kalvano » Wed Jun 13, 2012 10:27 pm

Too much anon in the above post.




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